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This is an exciting executive opportunity for a proven leader with technical, vocational & education expertise and experience to lead the Australia Pacific Training Coalition (APTC) on behalf of the Australian Government.
The Executive Director APTC is responsible for supporting technical, vocational education and training reform in the Pacific region and the development of industry-responsive, work ready, graduates in the Pacific through the implementation of culturally appropriate technical, vocational education and training (TVET) qualifications.
Based in Fiji, you will lead a workforce of over 200 staff who are located at APTC Country Offices’ in Fiji, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Vanuatu and Papua New Guinea and in-country representatives in Tonga, Kiribati, Nauru and Tuvalu.
The role is accountable for an annual minimum expenditure budget of approximately AUD 40 million dollars.
The position is based in Suva, Fiji, and will involve and international travel throughout the Pacific Region.
Our ideal candidate will have proven:
Highly desirable requirements:
For a full outline of the success factors for this role, please review the Role Description.
The Australia Pacific Training Coalition (APTC) is an Australian Government development program established in 2007. It works in partnership with industry, governments and selected Technical, Vocational Education and Training institutions to assist the development of a more skilled, inclusive and productive workforce aligned with labour market requirements to enhance Pacific prosperity.
The APTC provides Australian standard training qualifications across the Pacific and also forms partnerships and coalitions with stakeholders to achieve training outcomes and reforms of the technical, vocational, education and training system across the Pacific region.
APTC has country offices established in Fiji, Vanuatu, PNG, Samoa and the Solomon Islands. The Country Offices are supported by a range of services provided from a regional office located in Suva, Fiji.
TAFE Queensland manages the Training Coalition on behalf of the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade. As an employee of TAFE Queensland International Education, you will be part of the Queensland’s leading provider of further education and training committed to quality teaching, a safe working environment and delivering real outcomes for our students. We are currently pivoting to support the Pacific Island Countries to respond to the impacts of COVID-19.
Remuneration and benefits include:
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